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RichardPrins
Apr 1, 2015 - 2:10pm


 
RichardPrins
Mar 28, 2015 - 9:52pm

Antarctica may have experienced its warmest day ever recorded on Tuesday, with the temperature reading of 63.5°F, reports The Weather Underground.

Tuesday's record high temperature follows another high reading of 63.3°F set just the day before. Until this week's heat wave, the highest-known recorded temperature on the continent was 62.6°F back in 1976.

The Antarctic Peninsula where the readings were made "is one of the fastest warming spots on Earth," reports The Weather Undergound. The website cites studies from 2012 that show the world is warming at a quickening pace.

Five nations and territories have tied or hit all-time high temperature records so far this year.


 
ScottFromWyoming  (Powell)
Mar 26, 2015 - 7:57am

 Red_Dragon wrote:

The hell you say.

 

 
Red_Dragon  (Jesusland)
Mar 26, 2015 - 7:43am

 RichardPrins wrote:
Fossil fuel firms are still bankrolling climate denial lobby groups
BP has withdrawn support to Alec, a group known for misrepresenting climate science, but appearances can be deceptive. Oil, gas and coal companies remain firmly behind climate disinformation campaigns
Naomi Oreskes / Peter C. Frumhoff

 
The hell you say.
 
RichardPrins
Mar 25, 2015 - 11:40pm

Fossil fuel firms are still bankrolling climate denial lobby groups
BP has withdrawn support to Alec, a group known for misrepresenting climate science, but appearances can be deceptive. Oil, gas and coal companies remain firmly behind climate disinformation campaigns
Naomi Oreskes / Peter C. Frumhoff
 
Coaxial  (543 miles west of Paradis,1491 miles east of Paradise)
Mar 19, 2015 - 2:01pm

 RichardPrins wrote:


 
Come on...Srsly?  You expect anyone to believe this? It is obviously photoshopped.{#Wink}
 
RichardPrins
Mar 19, 2015 - 1:54pm


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meower  (i believe, i believe, it's silly, but I believe)
Mar 19, 2015 - 11:32am

US today says Warmest Winter on Record!

 
aflanigan  (At Sea)
Mar 19, 2015 - 11:30am

 kurtster wrote:

Why thank thee kindly.  

I feel a rant comin' ... 



Or go read Merchants of Doubt then get back to me.
 
kurtster  (counting flowers on the wall ...)
Mar 19, 2015 - 9:01am

 aflanigan wrote:

Senator Inhofe, welcome to RP!

 
Why thank thee kindly.  

I feel a rant comin' ... 
 
aflanigan  (At Sea)
Mar 19, 2015 - 8:46am

 kurtster wrote:

Well it ain't warm everywhere.  We just had our coldest February.  

ever  

since modern record keeping ...

 
Senator Inhofe, welcome to RP!
 
RichardPrins
Mar 18, 2015 - 5:54pm

 kurtster wrote:
Well it ain't warm everywhere.  We just had our coldest February.  

ever  

since modern record keeping ...
 
Imagine that! {#Wink}

We had similar (low) records, but that is a bit like anecdotal (local) evidence when compared to the average global picture. E.g. see Alaska.
 
kurtster  (counting flowers on the wall ...)
Mar 18, 2015 - 5:13pm

 RichardPrins wrote: 
Well it ain't warm everywhere.  We just had our coldest February.  

ever  

since modern record keeping ...
 
Red_Dragon  (Jesusland)
Mar 18, 2015 - 4:14pm

 RichardPrins wrote: 
But my senator says everything is fine!

 
 
 
RichardPrins
Feb 2, 2015 - 5:06pm

A Fresh Look at the Watery Side of Earth's Climate Shows 'Unabated Planetary Warming' - NYTimes.com
A paper has charted a steady recent rise in ocean heat.
A paper has charted a steady recent rise in ocean heat.Credit Nature Climate Change

A fresh analysis of thousands of temperature measurements from deep-diving Argo ocean probes shows (yet again) that Earth is experiencing “unabated planetary warming” when you factor in the vast amount of greenhouse-trapped heat that ends up in the sea. This is not even close to a new finding, but the new study shows more precisely where most of the heat has been going since 2006 (in the Southern Ocean outside the tropics; see the red splotches in the map below).


 
 
RichardPrins
Oct 16, 2014 - 8:15pm

Pentagon Signals Security Risks of Climate Change
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon on Monday released a report asserting decisively that climate change poses an immediate threat to national security, with increased risks from terrorism, infectious disease, global poverty and food shortages. It also predicted rising demand for military disaster responses as extreme weather creates more global humanitarian crises.

The report lays out a road map to show how the military will adapt to rising sea levels, more violent storms and widespread droughts. The Defense Department will begin by integrating plans for climate change risks across all of its operations, from war games and strategic military planning situations to a rethinking of the movement of supplies.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, speaking Monday at a meeting of defense ministers in Peru, highlighted the report’s findings and the global security threats of climate change.

“The loss of glaciers will strain water supplies in several areas of our hemisphere,” Mr. Hagel said. “Destruction and devastation from hurricanes can sow the seeds for instability. Droughts and crop failures can leave millions of people without any lifeline, and trigger waves of mass migration.” (...)

 
RichardPrins
Oct 15, 2014 - 6:48pm

NASA: Earth just experienced the warmest six-month stretch ever recorded.

Our planet is on a hot streak.

Over the weekend, NASA announced that last month was the warmest September since global records have been kept. What’s more, the last six months were collectively the warmest middle half of the year in NASA’s records—dating back to 1880.

The record-breaking burst of warmth was kicked off by an exceptionally warm April—the first month in at least 800,000 years that atmospheric carbon dioxide reached 400 parts per million.

According to the National Climatic Data Center, which keeps a separate record of global temperatures, this April ranked as the warmest April on record. Followed by the warmest May on record. Followed by warmest June on record. (July wasn’t quite as hot—just the fourth-warmest July on record.) But August—again, you guessed it—was the warmest August on record. The NCDC will release its numbers for September later this month. (...)


 
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